Dear Governor Kemp, We the undersigned organizations, representing a variety of constituencies, urge you to suspend your state’s prohibition on ocular telehealth services during this time of crisis. Patients, underserved communities and taxpayers would all benefit from your timely action. Georgia, along with the rest of the country, is facing a pandemic that has dramatically affected the ways Georgians live and work. Leaders such as yourself have been quick to act—and we applaud your executive orders allowing flexibility in the ways that Georgians can receive healthcare services. These measures help … Continue Reading →
News Release | For Immediate Release January 31, 2020 Contact: Benita Dodd at email@example.com (404-256-4050) Foundation Named to Global ‘Best Independent Think Tanks’ List Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation has been named one of the world’s “Best Independent Think Tanks” of 2019 in a survey released this week by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The Foundation and the Texas Public Policy Foundation – a sister think tank in the State Policy Network – are the only U.S. state-based free-market think tanks ranked as “Best Independent … Continue Reading →
“Election Integrity: Facts, Fraud and Fiction,” a policy briefing with Heritage Senior Legal Fellow Hans von Spakovsky.
Georgia native Kyle Wingfield, AJC columnist, to succeed McCutchen.
Foundation’s a Global Go-To think tank!
Foundation Board Chair Rogers Wade is honored in Georgia Trend Hall of Fame
“Pied Piper of Private Enterprise” has enormous legacy.
Coalition letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 7, 2017 Contact: Benita Dodd, Georgia Public Policy Foundation firstname.lastname@example.org | (404) 256-4050 Foundation Joins National Coalition Urging Trump Administration To Champion Constitutionally Focused Education Choice Agenda Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation has joined a dozen state and national organizations that champion education choice in sending a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today to praise her outspoken commitment to parental choice in education. The letter outlines the importance of state-led efforts on education choice, emphasizing the need to remain true … Continue Reading →
24 state think tanks ask Supreme Court to protect donor privacy.
Foundation’s hopes for 2017-18
Education, school choice, vouchers, Georgia policy, Georgia
Foundation’s 25th Celebration Honors Dr. Michael Mescon
An extraordinary opportunity to unite three giants under one roof to celebrate
Early-Bird Special: $25 off tickets through 9/25 for our 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner.
What’s the meaning of life for the United Kingdom after “Brexit?”
We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you.
(Updated March 23 at 9:36 am) Criminal Justice SB 367 – A broad criminal justice reform package including youth diversion programs, community supervision and increased eligibility for parole for certain drug offenders. (Passed Senate 53-0, Passed House 166-1) http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20152016/SB/367 HB 832 – Would require criminal proceedings to be completed prior to civil asset forfeiture. (No action) http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20152016/HB/832 Education SB 92 – Would create a universal Education Savings Accounts. Five states have authorized ESAs. (No action) http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20152016/SB/92 HB 848 – Blue Star Family Scholarship Program would provide scholarships for children of military service members to … Continue Reading →
The Foundation has received numerous compliments after Kelly McCutchen’s March 18 commentary about the state tax reform legislation that passed the Senate March 16. One comment came from CPA Jeff Kellar: With Florida and Tennessee not having an individual income tax, and Alabama’s rate of 5 percent, Georgia should continue to move in a more competitive direction. One additional measure the state could employ to assist and encourage small business, would be to eliminate the Net Worth Tax on small business corporations. (Tennessee imposes a “Hall” tax on certain interest and dividend income). … Continue Reading →
Senate honors Georgia Public Policy Foundation.